noun, plural prop·y·la [prop-uh-luh] /ˈprɒp ə lə/.
Origin of propylon
Examples from the Web for propylon
The second type of propylon differs from the first in having a very much smaller doorway in comparison with its total mass.
I well remember the morning I stood before the propylon, or chief entrance of Karnak.Sketches|Benjamin Disraeli
Hallock sat as rigid as a carved figure flanking an Egyptian propylon, which his attitude suggested.The Taming of Red Butte Western|Francis Lynde
Do you know, too, that my ignorance is such that I had to look in the dictionary to find out what plectrum and propylon meant.Mark Gildersleeve|John S. Sauzade
Judging from the scenes and inscriptions which accompany it, Champollion thought this represented a propylon at the Ramesseum.